Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Hero DLC Review

The Smash Bros. DLC train keeps rolling along with the introduction of Dragon Quest’s Hero, and while Persona 5’s Joker is a tough act to follow, Hero keeps the ride running smoothly. He’s the second of five currently planned characters that are part of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s Fighter Pass, all of which are available separately as well for $5.99 each. And while he may be called by the generic title of “Hero,” his RNG-heavy implementation in Smash Bros. is anything but.

On the surface, Hero seems like a hodgepodge of other swordsmen characters. There’s a little bit of Ike and Shulk in his wide-sweeping and powerful arching aerials; a lot of Link in his projectile-nullifying shield, dash attack, and dual side-hitting down-smash; along with a touch of several other Fire Emblem characters in his upward-stabbing up-smash and chargeable lighting and fire projectiles, a la Robin.

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Source: IGN